Refinancing Volume Pulls Back as Rates Rise

The volume of mortgage applications fell back slightly last week. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said its Market Composite Index was down 1.9 percent on

First Quarter Projections: Steady as They Go

Freddie Mac’s first quarter 2021 economic forecast is unusually short, and, unlike recent forecasts from either of the GSEs, has relatively few revisions. The company’s

Refi Applications Highest Since March

It was a typical first-work-week-after-the holiday bounce for the mortgage indexes, although the surge was significantly more restrained than last year. Perhaps the nation was